Work Experience Lab Placements

The University of Bristol understands the importance of young people being able to develop their skills in the work place whilst learning more about different university subject areas to know what might interest them the most and what careers this might lead to.   We are delighted to offer opportunities in the below subject areas. 

Please note that applications for the STEM work experience programmes have now closed for 2022/2023 and will reopen again in Nov 2023 for next year.   

Yr12 WEX programmes are available in: 

(see WEX prog info Yr 12 Dec 22 (Office document, 218kB)

  1. General Life Sciences (session covering Cellular Medicine, Biochemistry, Physiology, Pharmacology, Neuroscience, Psychology, Biological Sciences involving research methodology and experiments)  
  2. Biological Sciences (Nematode research project)  
  3. Engineering: Technical WEX (practical on-campus activities exploring the field of engineering and the technical services team)  
  4. Biological Sciences: Life in the labExperience the variety and learn the skills of the life of a laboratory technician 

    Yr10 WEX programmes are available in: 

(see WEX prog info Yr 10 Dec 22 (Office document, 386kB) for further information) 

  1. Biochemistry (explore human genetics, extract DNA, diagnose diabetes and carry out forensic crime scene analysis)  
  2. Animal minds: Evolution and Behaviour  
  3. Green planet: Plants and Ecosystems  
  4. Engineering (Experience sessions in Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Engineering Maths)  
  5. Earth Sciences (from volcanology, geophysics to Palaeontology, Deep Earth and Planets)  
  6. Biological Sciences: Life in the lab. Experience the variety and learn the skills of the life of a laboratory technician)  

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